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The CDC Foundation helps the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) save and improve lives by unleashing the power of collaboration between CDC, philanthropies, corporations, organizations and individuals to protect the health, safety and security of America and the world. The CDC Foundation is the sole entity authorized by Congress to mobilize philanthropic partners and private-sector resources to support critical health protection mission. Since 1995, the CDC Foundation has launched approximately 1,000 programs and raised over $740 million. The CDC Foundation managed over 300 CDC-led programs in the United States and in more than 130 countries last year.
The CDC Foundation seeks a Public Health Emergency Management Coordinator to work on project work related to incident response, crisis management and emergency preparedness. With minimal supervision, discretion, and independent judgment, the Emergency Management Coordinator provides supports in the development of robust and comprehensive emergency response activities, develops policy and procedures and collaborates with various internal/external stakeholders in pursuit of the CDC Foundation’s strategic and business objectives.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Serves as a member of a multi-disciplinary team with responsibility of ensuring program planning, implementation and monitoring activities are results based and contribute towards achievement of primary goals
- Takes minutes at team meetings and updates team project tracking document.
- Assist with the development and effective implementation of tools, systems, and strategic visioning of program management at all levels and types of projects
- Supports the development of a comprehensive crisis response and emergency management plan for internal and external use
- Develop, maintain, and update resource tracking and mobilization process
- Strengthen working relationships with internal and external partners, such as: CDC, other federal agencies, state and local health departments, professional societies, community based organizations, health care providers, pharmaceutical companies, private organizations, community members, patients and families
- Provides administrative and operational support to CDC Foundation team members managing field employees such as reviewing and approving time and attendance of field employees, drafting position descriptions, completing annual renewals, scheduling supervision, conducting preliminary review of field employee applicants based on guidance from the hiring manager, etc. * Supports implementation and execution of public health programs and projects
- Supports team-related procurement of supplies and equipment for the designated team and at the direction of other team members, managing inventory of equipment and supplies as needed or appropriate
- Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor to include working flexible hours, evenings, staggered shifts, rotating schedules, holidays, weekends, and in emergency situations
Education and work experience
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred and a minimum of 2-3 years of related professional experience or minimum of 5-7 years of related professional experience without a bachelors
- Preferred experience managing and coordinating a response, crisis, disaster and/or emergency management program
- Data collection and analysis skills
- Technical skills to write reports, prepare briefings, and coherently present results
- Strong technical skills including word processing, spreadsheet development and management, and database management, with a particular emphasis on proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
- Experience with enterprise resource planning systems and software packages used to manage day-to-day business activities such as accounting, procurement, and project management preferred Project management, teamwork, and communication skills
- Excellent interpersonal and communications skills and ability to collaborate with others on projects and investigations
- Ability to think critically and analyze findings, as well as recognize emergent situations as they arise
- Ability to work in teams including individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds from varied foreign and international organizations, with a solution-oriented approach
- Ability to work within rapidly changing environment and programs; experience with change management preferred.
- Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet and professional manner
Skills and Ability
- Ability to negotiate priorities and objectives to align varying viewpoints and create a unified approach
- Proven ability to recruit, hire and train staff
- Demonstrated analytical skills to solve complex problems and the ability to think strategically and under pressure, without access to complete information.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law. We comply with all applicable laws including E.O. 11246 and the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 governing employment practices and do not discriminate on the basis of any unlawful criteria in accordance with 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-300.5(a)(12) and 60-741.5(a)(7). As a federal government contractor, we take affirmative action on behalf of protected veterans.
The CDC Foundation is a smoke-free environment.
Relocation expenses are not included.
Job Type: Full-time
- related professional experience without a bachelor's: 5 years (Preferred)
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Monday to Friday
- Day shift
- Night shift
- Overnight shift
- Waiting period may apply
- Only full-time employees eligible